Summer is on the verge of bidding adieu but not before leaving its mark! Quite literally, I meant, and that too on our skin. No! I am not talking about the obvious tanning part, there is something else that summers grant us and that is a dark neck!
Yes, if you have not noticed just take a look, your neck might look great from the front but behind it may have become dark, thanks to all the sweat, dirt and grime. A dark neck is a put off totally and of course you can imagine how it looks when you wear your hair up. So if you are one of them, relax you do not need to run to a dermatologist or panic, we have some great remedies which can be made at the comfort of your home and you can get an even toned, fair neck.
What causes the discoloration of the neck? Discoloration of the neck is mainly caused by sun exposure but there are other reasons that can cause dark neck and they are:
- Poor hygiene
- Sudden weight loss
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
Home remedies to whiten the dark neck:
Almonds are a great ingredient for eliminating discoloration. All you got to do is soak some almonds in water or milk overnight and in the morning grind these almonds into a fine paste and apply it on the discolored neck. Leave it to dry for 20 minutes and wash it off by gently massaging your neck. Make sure you do this regularly to get the desired result.
Tomato and honey:
Tomato is known to lighten the skin and honey does the same too apart from being a natural moisturizer. Along with these both ingredients you will need lemon juice. Mix equal quantity of tomato puree and lemon and to add 2 to 3 drops of honey and mix well. Apply this mixture on the discolored neck regularly for 20 minutes and wash off.
Potato and lemon juice:
Potato has a bleaching effect on the skin. Take a potato and grate it and extract the juice. Add a spoon of lime juice and mix. This mixture needs to be applied on the neck for 15 minutes, wash it off after that. READ MORE – HOME REMEDIES FOR THICKER HAIR
Cucumber and yogurt:
Cucumber is an awesome ingredient for the skin as it cools, tones and lightens the skin. Peel off the cucumber, grate and extract its juice of around 2 spoons, to that add a one spoon curd and add one spoon of lime juice. Mix it well and apply it on the dark neck and leave it for 20 minutes and wash it off.
Orange peel powder and milk:
Orange peel powder does wonders to your skin by cleansing and bleaching the skin primarily. Therefore take orange peel powder as per your requirement and to make it a paste add raw milk into it and mix until you get an appropriate consistency. Apply this mixture on your neck and gently massage it. Leave it on the neck for about 20 minutes and wash it off.
Aloe vera and Vinegar
Take aloe vera gel with an equal quantity of apple cider vinegar and mix until you get an appropriate consistency. Apply this mixture on your neck and gently massage it. Leave it on the neck for about 20 minutes or overnight and wash it off. READ MORE – CLEAR ACNE OVERNIGHT
Note: Make it a point to avoid using soap after you apply the face pack if you want to get the maximum result.